Winter 2020

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Topcoats for Acrylics

February 8, 2020

The Paint Spot – Artelier

10045 81 Ave

Edmonton, Alberta

Join this one-day workshop with visual artist Samantha Williams-Chapelsky and learn how to finish an acrylic painting using a unique surface effect!

Students will need to bring 4 acrylic only paintings on canvas or panel with minimal texture and a maximum size of 8” x 10”. These pieces will be treated with techniques that create a unique surface finish for the painting including Cold Wax, Gloss Medium, Matte Medium and Glass Bead Gel. Students will gain an understanding in how to finish a painting using all 4 techniques and the reasons for using each!

Surface covering samples will be available for use during class.

12- 4 pm

To register, visit https://www.paintspot.ca/art-classes/ 

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Cold Wax and Encaustic Effects using Acrylics – Landscape Workshop 

February 15, 2020

The Paint Spot – Artelier

10045 81 Ave

Edmonton, Alberta

Join this one-day workshop with visual artist Samantha Williams-Chapelsky in a one day workshop to create a matte finished painting that imparts the look of being painted with wax.

Students will need to bring a 20” x 20” birch panel support that is prepared with gesso, a 6” x 6” panel support that is prepared with gesso along with a reference photo,  an 16 oz container of GOLDEN Matte Heavy Gel, and an assortment of fluid ( 1 fluid oz)  or heavy body (2 fluid oz)  acrylics or heavy body acrylics to create a landscape painting with.  Recommended colors are Titanium White, Manganese Blue, Nickel Azo Yellow, Quinacridone Red and Bone Black (Disclaimer please bring colors that best suit your reference photo )

10 – 3pm

Fee 100.00 per person

To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cold-wax-and-encaustic-effects-using-acrylics-tickets-87723337865

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February 29, 2020

The Paint Spot – Artelier

10045 81 Ave

Edmonton, Alberta

Image Transfer Scroll Workshop

Join this one day workshop where students will use a combination of Golden Fluid Acrylic, GOLDEN Gels and Mediums and image transfer techniques to create a 12” x 12” canvas scroll painting with a floral motif.

Students will be provided with all samples of supplies for this workshop. Students are required to bring 1-3 black and white LASER printed images ( Staples prints with laser machines) that are of a floral reference. Examples are a rose, cactus, plant. These images should be of a solo plant with little to no background.

10 – 4 pm

Fee 150.00 per person

To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/image-transfer-scroll-workshop-tickets-87841515337

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GOLDEN Lecture Demos 

  1. Edmonton Art Club – February 19, 2019
  2. Gilded Rabbit – March 16, 2019 12:30 – 2:30 pm  Sign up here
  3. Colours – March 30, 10:00 – 12:00 pm Call (780)433-4774
  4. Arts Society of Strathcona (Sherwood Park)  – April 26,
  5. Allied Arts Council (Spruce Grove) – May 2,
  6. Artist Emporium (Winnipeg) – May 3, 4
  7. Innisfail Art Club – May 18
  8. Swinton’s (Calgary) – May 25
  9. Inglewood – June 6 Sign up here 
  10. Kensington (Calgary) June 7 Sign up here
  11. Barrhead Art Club June 21 Sign up here 
  12. Grande Cache Sept 14
  13. Orange Hub, Edmonton September 21 Sign up here 
  14. Orange Hub, Edmonton September 28 Sign up here

Also, visit GOLDEN Profile Page 

 

Online Workshops 

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Watercolor Landscape Workshop 

For this workshop, students will be exploring the use of QoR watercolors on a textured paste to create a unique landscape painting that can be showcased without glass! The greatest part of this workshop is that each person can create at their own pace and on their own timeline!  To sign up, visit Watercolor Workshop!  

Cost 45.00

Quick Acrylic Landscape SWC

Quick Acrylic Landscape

Using GOLDEN Fluid acrylics, participants will learn how to create a quick acrylic landscape referencing a photograph. This course will teach colour mixing, landscape simplification and composition techniques and well as mark making with different tools.

Students will be provided with a reference image and supplies list to create their own acrylic landscape painting.

To sign up, visit Quick Acrylic Landscape

Cost 45.00

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Textured Acrylic Landscape

Using Golden Coarse Molding Paste and Golden Fluid Acrylics, students will create a simplified landscape on an 8″ x 10″ panel support which incorporates texture. This class will showcase Golden Coarse Molding Paste as a fabulous texture to create unique and yet refined acrylic paintings. Students will learn about composition, colour mixing, adding paste into acrylic paint as well as application techniques and finishing techniques.

Students will be provided with a reference image and supplies list to create their own acrylic landscape painting.

to sign up, visit Textured Acrylic Landscape 

Cost 45.00